Gay Providence: The Latest

Oklahoma Legislators Seek Change in Sodomy Law After Ruling

NEWS | Apr 28
Outraged Oklahoma lawmakers say they'll move quickly to change a loophole in the state's forcible sodomy law after the state's highest criminal court found it doesn't apply to cases where the victim is unconscious or intoxicated.

Satanists Angry that Lucifer Was Compared to Ted Cruz

NEWS | Apr 28
On Wednesday former Speaker of the House John Boehner called Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh." None of this sat well with real worshipers of Satan.

Katy Perry to Headline Glitzy amfAR Event During Cannes

NEWS | Apr 28
Katy Perry will be lighting up the French Rivera like fireworks next month: The singer will perform at amfAR's annual "Cinema Against AIDS" event, the glitzy A-list fundraiser held annually during the Cannes Film Festival.

High School Blocks Lesbian Couple From Prom Queens, Blames 'Gender Discrimination'

NEWS | Apr 28
A principal for a high school in Redding, Calif. is prohibiting a lesbian couple from being nominated as prom queens, saying it would be gender discrimination.

Sweet Cakes Owners Appeal Gay Wedding Cake Fine

NEWS | Apr 28
Oregon bakery owners who denied service to a same-sex couple are arguing that a state ruling ordering them to pay $135,000 in damages violates state and federal laws.

Manager Says Chyna's Death May Be Accidental Overdose

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 28
Former wrestling star Chyna died of an accidental overdose of a prescription sleeping pill and a tranquilizer, her manager said Wednesday.

Boehner Calls Ted Cruz 'Lucifer in the Flesh' at Stanford Town Hall

NEWS | Apr 28
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner must be enjoying retirement. He's saying whatever he likes.

PopUps: In Wake of Dr. Luke Scandal, Kesha Releases New Music

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 28
The first new material in nearly three years from embattled pop star Kesha has arrived. Listen to "True Colors" here.

Experts Deem Sliquid as Safe Alternative to Saliva Following New STI Study

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 28
A recent study shows that using saliva for lubrication during anal sex increases risk of rectal gonorrhea transmission.

Watch: After Trump's Comments, Caitlyn Jenner Uses His Public Bathroom

NEWS | Apr 28
Following Donald Trump's comments about anti-transgender bathroom bills, Caitlyn Jenner visits Trump International Hotel and Tower to use the GOP presidential frontrunner's bathroom.


News

Pacquiao Presses Senatorial Campaign Despite Kidnap Threat

INTERNATIONAL | By Bullit Marquez | Apr 28
Boxing star Manny Pacquiao pressed on with his campaign for a seat in the Philippine Senate on Thursday, barnstorming in a province south of Manila despite a reported militant plot to kidnap him.


Entertainment

Review :: Brief Encounter

MOVIES | By Jake Mulligan | Apr 28
Any film that contends with the subject of a marital affair will also have to contend with the reputation of "Brief Encounter."


Business

Organizers Go for Harmony in New Tokyo 2020 Logo

CORPORATE | By Jill Armstrong | Apr 28
Opting for simplicity and harmony, organizers unveiled the new official logo on Monday, seven months after an initial design was scrapped over allegations of plagiarism.


Technology

FBI Says It Won't Disclose How It Accessed Locked Phone

PERSONAL TECH | By Eric Tucker | Apr 28
The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, saying it lacks enough "technical information" about the software vulnerability that was exploited.


Finance

Freeway Views Are Hot: Homeowners Cozy Up to Urban Eyesores

REAL ESTATE | By Alex Viega | Apr 24
In places like Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, where available land has long been scarce, developers are finding they can develop almost anywhere close to the city and find buyers.


Style

Squawk! Diana Henry Wins James Beard Award for 'A Bird in the Hand'

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 27
Diana Henry's "A Bird in the Hand" won the James Beard Award for Best Book Single Subject category at Tuesday evening's awards ceremony in New York City.


Health/Fitness

California Legislature Advances Landmark Bill to Increase Awareness of PrEP and PEP

HEALTH | By EDGE | Apr 27
Landmark legislation to boost awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to prevent HIV infection was approved by the California Assembly Health Committee this week


Travel

British Tourists Brutally Attacked in Thailand

By Natnicha Chuwiruch | Apr 28
A British couple and their son were savagely attacked during a family vacation in Thailand in the latest blow to the country's image as a welcoming tourist paradise.